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's debate focuses on domestic issues, specifically the economy. mitt romney has given a debate preview, saying he might be willing to reduce income tax deductions for home mortgage interests. many voters are still undecided. >> i'm up in the air as to who i'm going to vote for. i have my reasons for why i'm up in the air and comes down do i want to see a better economy or lose rights. that's the way i look at it. >> i need to know which one is listening to the average person, the one who has a fixed income, the one who has minimum wage. >> colorado has nine electoral votes up for grabs. experts say this debate is very important to both candidates as they both have something to prove with voters. there will be two more debates this month. the second one october 16th. coming up in a little bit, we will be joined by fox business correspondent to talk about what viewers and the candidates can expect for tonight's debates. >>> in pennsylvania, a major victory for democrats where a judge has blocked the state's new voter i.d. law from going in effect election day. democrats said the law was
what, it reminds me of president obama and the economy. if you can't get it right, it's time to get out. >> reporter: barnstorming through ohio, the republican ticket is hoping their bus tour will make up lost ground as more polls show mitt romney trailing president obama in this pivotal swing state. in dayton tuesday romney hammered mr. obama on taxes. >> one idea, i admit, one thing he did not do in his first four years which he said he'll do in the next four years and that's to raise taxes. anybody here who thinks raising taxes will help grow the economy. >> reporter: no. >> reporter: the attack over taxes is a change for romney who has often accused the president of raising taxes in his first term. romney is looking to jump start his campaign with a good performance in the first debate one week from today. the man who plays mr. obama in mr. romney's mock sessions though tried to lower expectations playing up the president's experience. >> he's been through a lot of those one-on-one debates with a republican. mitt has not, and you think about it, he hasn't had a real debate in ten ye
the weak economy is causing some people to think twice about having children. >> kids are expensive. i think we all know that. >>> speaking of children, i want to say a quick happy birthday to caylee who is turning 8 years old today. liked us on our facebook page. >> leap birthday. >> 8 years old. >> big day for her. >> fun age. >> i'm trying think if i remember being 8. >> i don't remember it myself. >> 8 is good. almost a big kid. >> happy birthday to you. weather forecast real quick. warm, humid start. lots of fog. that will be the big story early. sunshine this afternoon, along with warm temperatures. 71 in washington. let's do our morning spin around the rest of the country and look at where it's chilly. international falls 38 degrees. great falls, montana, 33 degrees this morning. they have snow in the forecast. >> what? >> yes. not like that, tony, but yeah. 2to 6 inches of snow across portions of montana later today. there you go. old man winter starting to work into the lower 48. yesterday was 100 degrees in the san francisco bay area. lots of heat out heat. locally, morning f
retirement savings, especially in this economy. but with three kids, being home more really helped. man: so we went to fidelity. we talked about where we were and what we could do. we changed our plan and did something about our economy. now we know where to go for help if things change again. call or come in today to take control of your personal economy. get free one-on-one help from america's retirement leader. >>> good morning. it's 7:26 on this monday, october 1st. i'm aaron gill grist. an occupy d.c. protest may slow down your morning commute. demonstrators plan to gather at farragut square, then shut down k street. today marks one year since the occupy d.c. movement started. now traffic. >> a few other problems, traveling the outer loop out of the beltway, the earlier car fire near kimmelworth avenue now in the right shoulder lane. you're seeing some volume. you're slow from 50 as you head to the green belt. >> your forecast next. >>> good morning. i'm storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. feeling more like early november. we're down into the mid-40s much of the region. and we have
the race as a choice between his plans for the economy and the president's policies. >> i represent a very different course. i will make sure that the young people of today have great jobs tomorrow and have a bright and prosperous future. that's the difference between us. >> who is going to put the most points on the board? >> you are! >> not i. governor romney, he is a good debater. i'm just okay. >> the president took a break from preparations and got applause when he showed up with pizzas at his las vegas campaign office. >>> it is hard to miss the television ads about question seven in maryland. it is an effort to expand gaming in the state. lawmakers say the expansion would raise revenue for education. but how much of the money will actually go to schools. i spoke with the director of the maryland budget and tax policy institute. it is a nonpartisan organization and he says if voters approve the referendum, there should be close to $200 million that goes into the education trust fund. by the year 2016. >> all of the money will go to the education trust fund and will go to local school
on long haul flights starting in february. the first seven economy class rows will be reserved for flyers aged 12 and over. they will be separated from the rest of coach by bulk heads and lavatories. the company's website says we know that sometim all you need is some peace and quiet. >>> a record 170 million americans are expected to celebrate halloween this year, and they will spend nearly $8 billion on costumes, decorations and candy. that's up 17% from last year, and that now includes $370 million on pet costumes alone. >>> well, it may look like a bubble bath gone wrong, but it's just mother nature stirring things up in scotland. that is sea foam blanketing the scottish coast in the village of aberdeen. experts say heavy surf mixing with the air and other junk in the water lathers up that mound. >>> and these little angels sure get a bad rap. check out these baby tasmanian devils. this year 40 of them were born in new south wales, australia, where a breeding facility is trying to save the little guys from extinction. once they are healthy enough, they will be released into the wild t
in february blocking off the first five rows of economy saying no kids. anybody under 12, you're not allowed. >> good lord, that's mean. >> well, it means if you have a baby, there's no bassinet holder. >> look, i have kids, but the same way if my kid is screaming in a restaurant, i take them out, you can't do that in a plane. nobody's saying you can't fly on an airplane, i think it's a great idea. >> is it not fair to the parents to go to the back? >> and they're not charging extra for you to reserve those first seven rows. when you g that quote, extra leg room seat or priority rows they charge you extra. they charge you extra for a pillow and blanket. >> if you want to be a social praia, be a mother with a baby on an airplane. every businessman looks at you as you're coming down, oh god, please not here, not here. >> i have to ask you one question, is it okay to give your kid a little benadryl when you get on. >> yep. >> really? >> no, it's not. >> yes, it is. >> no, but -- legally we're never going to suggest tt you give your child a drug on national tv. >> you think this could fly? in th
? might it help boost the economy as far as that is concerned? >> yeah, the jobs in the gaming industry by and large are sort of average or better-than- average, so you know, casino is not a bad plafor most people. >> all right. interesting. and to educate yourself, you have the research behind you. how would you go about telling the people to educate themselves? >> well, i would certainly say go to www.maryland policy.org. and look at the report we've written on the referendum. and if you want to go deeper than, that we have some links in there to some of the same briefing documents that the legislators had in front of them when they passed the bill that is now in front of us as voters. >> excellent. this is neil bergman, the director of the maryland budget and tax policy institute. tony, over to you. >> all right, allison, thank you both very much. >>> some students in michigan were kicked out of their homecoming dance because of their dance moves. still ahead, the new rules that they did not follow. >>> and facebook is on a worldwide mission. what the social network site's founder wa
what it takes to get this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: it's a delivered effort, analysts say, with a tv ad designed to show empathy and soften his image. >> president obama and i both care about poor, working class families, the difference is, my policies will make things better for them. >> reporter: and despite relentless criticism of obama care, romney touted how his own health care overhaul in massachusetts helped families. >> don't forget, i got everybody in my state insured, 100% of the kids in our state have health insurance, i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy and care about the people of this country than that kind of record. >> reporter: still, president obama is furiously working to frame his opponent as out of touch. again, keying in on romney's comments seemingly dismissing 47% of americans who pay no income tax. >> i don't believe we are going to get very far if we've got leaders who write off half the nation as a bunch of victims who don't take responsibility for their own lives. >> reporter: less than a wee
of really big ideas that connect with the american people and where they are. the economy is slowly getting better. there are real doubts about medicare plan that paul ryan has put in place that is beginning to hurt them in the battleground states. i don't think there's one thing that can turn it around for him except the ufo theory which i keep coming back, to and we just had it again in the last two weeks. the terrorist attack on our libyan embassy. things like that can change these elections very quickly. you'll remember when john kerry was running against george bush on the friday before the election, osama bin laden came out with a screech against america and you never know about our national security. >> thanks, guys. >>> to michigan and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. all eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the sech for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit.
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